The 2002 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz head-to-head, and both teams battled 4 times. Out of the 4 game series of the 1st Round of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Utah Jazz outdueled Sacramento Kings , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Sacramento Kings ’s 0 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Sacramento Kings had an offensive rating of 92.5, defensive rating of 100.0, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 22.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.136 percent clip as a team. Utah Jazz had an offensive rating of 100.0, defensive rating of 92.5, 39.0 free-throw attempts, 6.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.5 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Sacramento Kings finished the game with a record of 93 , and Utah Jazz recorded Sacramento Kings possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Sacramento Kings vs Utah Jazz’s based on the advanced stats,Utah Jazz had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.479 percent, Sacramento Kings had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 16.1 vs 21.5.
The most impactful players on each team in the Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz matchup of the 2002 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Vlade Divac and John Stockton based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Vlade Divac for the Sacramento Kings in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 8.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.236. While John Stockton put up 9.0 and made 4.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 12.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.267.